A bipartisan bill was introduced to the Senate to reduce the soaring price of insulin for patients on both Medicare and private insurance plans.
Author reviews the pathophysiology of obesity including the role of incretin hormones and the mechanism of action, efficacy, and safety of GLP-1 receptor agonists as antiobesity medications.
New guidelines for hospitalized patients with diabetes emphasize goal-directed glycemic management, continuous glucose monitoring, and use of insulin pumps to improve outcomes and reduce the likelihood of readmission.
Adolescent obesity is correlated with both adult-onset type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes.
No reduction seen in first occurrence of nonfatal MI, stroke, or CV death with either metformin or lifestyle intervention vs placebo.
Researchers conducted a population-based cohort study involving patients with T2D aged 18 years and older initiating treatment with SGLT-2i or metformin.
Younger adults with prediabetes have increased odds of T1MI, but do not have increased risk for MACCE.
While food insecurity is a leading public health issue, research shows that nutrition security may be a better target for disease prevention strategies.
Teens with type 1 diabetes should be screened for anxiety and depression at regular clinic visits, especially those who are newly diagnosed.
Researchers sought to evaluate the relationship between initiation of metformin and sulfonylurea therapy and clinical outcomes in patients with HF and diabetes.
A team of researchers investigated whether changes in microRNA levels could be detected in whole-blood samples from children with HLA-conferred risk of type 1 diabetes.
Authors review the indications and contraindications, as well as the risks and benefits, of hyperbaric oxygen therapy in chronic wound management.
Investigators assessed whether depressive symptoms, eating disorders, and health-related quality of life were related to a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes in youth and young adults.
Each standard deviation increase in BP polygenic risk score linked to 12% increased hazard of adverse CV events.
Taking a 15- to 30-minute brisk walk can help break the cycle of β-cell inflammation that leads to hyperglycemia and development of type 2 diabetes in patients with post-acute COVID-19.
Lower levels of glucose and HbA1c, higher levels of inflammatory markers seen in COVID-19 patients with NDDM vs preexisting diabetes.
Author reviews calciphylaxis incidence, risk factors, pathogenesis, differential diagnoses, and treatment.
Authors urge screening at the time of diabetes diagnosis.
Studies show that adhering to a plant-based diet reduces the risk of chronic conditions, which in turn reduces the risk of severe COVID-19 by 41%.
The researchers found that during the COVID-19 year, 187 children were admitted for new-onset T1D vs 119 children admitted the previous year.